Sales Associate

Job Description

Description

Under the general supervision, the sales associate is the principal selling agent for the company and is responsible to achieve the short-and long range sales objectives. Objectives will be achieved by maintaining existing customers in the assigned territory. As a sales associate, candidates must have a high level of flexibility.


Essential

Job Functions:

Travel to customers and potential customers facilities with your own car by providing them with information and support as required to secure and maintain business

Establish, maintain, and develop business, social and civic relationships with customers in the assigned territory to the objectives of maximum profitability

Responsible for selling our products to all customers in the assigned territory

Cooperate with accounting department to assure the collection of account receivable due

Evaluate territory performance against established objectives/ guidelines (sale forecast, budget, number of new accounts, gross margin, etc.) and take appropriate action to improve performance

Grow business by anticipating customer needs, determining appropriate solutions to business problems, and providing an overall high level of customer service

Cooperate with assigned inside customer service personnel, sales assistant and/or office clerks to achieve territory sales goals

Provide timely reporting of activities in the field to assist in business and product planning

Other duties as assigned

Job

Requirements:

High school diploma and /or 0-2 years of sales experience in the Asian food industry.

Holding a Class 5 Drivers license with clean record.

Special Requirement:

English

Japanese or Korean or Chinese is an asset.

Working

Conditions:

Sales associate often is on feet for long periods and may carry heavy sample products (up to 50-60 pounds), necessitating some physical stamina. Dealing with different types of people can be stimulating but demanding. Sales associates often face competition from other companies. Companies usually set goals or quotas that associate are expected to meet. Associate is also under the added pressure to maintain and expand the clientele.


Must be authorized to work in the Canada on a full-time basis for any employer.

 
 
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